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Image number: RS.13083
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Snowy-browed nuthatch and Vanga

Date

1865

Creator

J Huet (active 1860s-1870s, French), Lithographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 294mm
width (print): 225mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology
Biology
   > Natural history

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

Ornithological studies: figure 1 the Snowy-browed nuthatch Sitta villosa, a bird native to China and eastern Russia; and figure 2 Tylas vanga (or Tylas Eduardi , here styled Turdis goudoti) a bird native to Madagascar. With a detail of the underside of the head and bill of the Vanga. Both birds are shown on a tree branch.

Plate 5 accompanying the paper ‘Rapport sur quelques acquisitions nouvelles faites par la galerie ornithologique du muséum’, by Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.1 (Paris, 1865); Bulletin pp.75-78.

Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles archives du Muséum. Bulletin Tome 1. Pl.V.’ Inscribed below with the species names and ‘J.Huet pinxt. et lith. Imp. Becquet, Paris.’

Alphonse Milne-Edwards (1835-1900) French mammalogist and ornithologist.

Associated place

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      > France